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Your Ultimate First Chapter Checklist, Pt. 1: Hooking Readers

Checklists are exceedingly important for those of us obsessed with ticking off the little boxes in order to feel a sense of accomplishment. But they can also be important guides for those foraying into unknown territory. 10 more words

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Sunday Summary: Steady Week

It was a pretty steady weak for me. I made progress and ended up being able to cross just about everything off my list for the week. 476 more words


Plotting or Pantsing?

When asking a writer about how they began their story, one of the first topics that comes up is “should I make a detailed plot outline, or just rely upon inspiration as it hits me?” 444 more words

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#5onFri: Five Reasons You Need to Know Your Character’s Emotional Wound

Understanding your characters emotional wounds goes a long way toward understanding why they do what they do. That sort of information makes your characters real and relatable. 20 more words

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Writer's Digest - Plotters vs. Pantsers

We Write Fantasy authors present another Writer’s Digest! What’s it all about, you ask? Every other week we will ask our authors questions about the writing process. 128 more words